Monday isn’t for the faint of heart.
I’ve never been a big gamer—save for a pithy attempt at beating my cousins at Mario Kart in the 90s. So Pokemon Go isn’t exactly my thing, but I respect the game.

Speaking of game, Verizon is purchasing Yahoo to the tune of $4.8 billion with hopes to leverage the company’s ad tech properties to boost its own reach. We’ll see how this plays out over the next few days.
Game on.
Sherrell

 

 

Black Tech Mecca CEO talks about tech industry in Chicago
Fabian Elliott is the founder and CEO of Black Tech Mecca—an ecosystem to empower the Black tech community in Chicago.

 

THEO DANIELS | ROLLING OUT

 

Lisa Borders of the W.N.B.A.: It’s Impossible to Refute Results
The former Coca-Cola executive on leadership, tangible outcomes, and investing in the development of others.

 

ADAM BRYANT | THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

YouTube Music Campaign Shows How Music Touches Every Type Of Person
The new campaign from YouTube Music, the streaming giant’s music-specific app, which features five spots—each roughly a minute long—stares a widely diverse cast of people listening to their favorite music.

 

DAN SOLOMON | FAST CO CREATE 
A Movement to Put Black Banks in the Black
As assets grow for these banks, it enables them to lend more money to small businesses, potential homeowners and others who will then reinvest that cash back into the community, cyclically compounding Black wealth.

 

MADISON J. GRAY | EBONY

 

A Job Fair for Black Men Vies to Change Corporate America
Marcelo Claure, the CEO of Sprint, joined the board of MBKA when it launched in May 2015, initially committing $2 million and subsequently an additional $3 million worth of in-kind donations from Sprint to expand the availability of broadband resources in some MBKA-related classrooms.

 

ELLEN MCGIRT | FORTUNE

 

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